Transient occupancy tax; adds various counties that may impose. (HB2404)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transient occupancy tax; certain counties. Adds the counties of Mathews, Middlesex, and New Kent to the list of counties that may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate above two percent, but not to exceed five percent. The revenue attributable to a rate in excess of two percent shall be used solely for tourism and travel purposes. Current law allows all counties to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed two percent. Read the Bill »


01/21/2019: passed committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102251D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2019Impact statement from TAX (HB2404)
01/15/2019Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Committee substitute printed 19104797D-H1
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time
01/24/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104797D-H1
01/24/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2404H1
01/25/2019Read third time and defeated by House (62-Y 35-N)
01/25/2019VOTE: DEFEATED (62-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by House
01/25/2019Passed by for the day
01/28/2019Passed by for the day
01/29/2019Passed by for the day
01/30/2019Read third time and defeated by House (62-Y 31-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: DEFEATED (62-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Requires 66 affirmative votes to pass